Andrew Bynum still hasn’t been cleared for contact and therefore isn’t likely to be ready when the Cavaliers open training camp next week but that hasn’t soured coach Mike Brown’s opinion of him.
Brown still believes Bynum can be one of the best centers — ever.
“He could very easily be the best center in the game” Brown said. “Not only the game today but he’s skilled enough and has the rest of the tools to be one of the best ever.”
Bynum is now running on treadmills but has not resumed contact drills on the court Brown said Monday at the team’s charity golf outing at Firestone Country Club. There is still no timetable for Bynum’s return and no one in the organization is pressing him after his lengthy history of knee troubles.
“I’m not in any rush to get him back” Brown said. “Obviously it’d be great if he’s here for opening day and practicing. If he’s not I’m more than OK with it. We have a lot of guys capable of stepping up and playing or practicing until he is ready